Gary Wolf (journalist)

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  • This article refers to the journalist and contributing editor for Wired magazine. For the novelist and creator of the Roger Rabbit universe, see Gary K. Wolf.

Gary Wolf is a writer, contributing editor at America's Wired magazine and co-founder of the Quantified Self.[1] Among his other Wired stories, Wolf is the author of "The Curse of Xanadu," about Ted Nelson and Project Xanadu,[2][3][4][5] and "The World According to Woz", about Steve Wozniak.

In 2007, with Kevin Kelly,[6] Wolf co-founded the Quantified Self,[1] a collaboration of users and tool makers who share an interest in self-knowledge through self-tracking. In 2010, he spoke about the movement at TED.[7]


  • Aether Madness: An Offbeat Guide to the Online World, with Michael Stein (Peachpit Press, 1995)
  • Dumb Money: Adventures of a Day Trader, with Joey Anuff (Random House, 2000)
  • Wired – A Romance (Random House, 2003)

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  1. ^ a b Singer, Emily. "The Measured Life". MIT. Retrieved 2011-07-05. 
  2. ^ Gary Wolf (June 1995). "The Curse of Xanadu". Wired magazine. Retrieved July 3, 2011. 
  3. ^ "What they say". Retrieved 2011-05-26. 
  4. ^ "Letters about "The Curse of Xanadu"". 2009-01-04. Retrieved 2011-05-26. 
  5. ^ "Errors in "The Curse of Xanadu," by Gary Wolf". 2010. Retrieved May 25, 2011. Errors in 'The Curse of Xanadu', by Gary Wolf 
  6. ^ Wolf, Gary. "Quantified Self". Gary Wolf. Archived from the original on 2012-03-27. Retrieved 2012-03-26. 
  7. ^ Wolf, Gary. "The quantified self". TED (conference). Retrieved 2012-03-26.